80. Defining and Refuting Free Will - A Review
In this episode of Exploring the Illusion of Free Will, recorded on July 13, 2012, George Ortega and his new co-host, Enel, go through the basics of what we mean when we say "free will," and why such a prospect is impossible.
Over several centuries the debate over whether or not we humans have a free will languished in academia. In 2010, George Ortega decided it was time to move this very important issue to the public arena in a big way. For a complete description of how Ortega spearheaded the huge buzz about free will that ultimately led to an explosion in mainstream media and Internet coverage on the topic, including cover stories by New Scientist and Scientific American Mind magazines, please see the chronological article of his 1997-2012 efforts to popularize the refutation of free will, âHistory of How Refuting Free Will Went From Academia to the PublicÂ Spotlightâ at http://exogenousagency.wordpress.com/2013/01/10/history-of-how-refuting-free-will-went-from-academia-to-the-public-spotlight/, that includes over three dozen hyper-linked mainstream press articles on the topic between 2004 and 2012 on the topic.
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